Friday, November 9, 2007
gCaptain

Maritime Jobs

Announcing gCaptain’s newest feature… Maritime Job Board

November 9, 2007
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Thursday, November 8, 2007
Incidents

Allision – Nautical Word of the Day

In covering the recent Cosco Busan incident (now the Overseas Reymar allision HERE) I have noticed most of the news articles have made a small error in terminology, not to mention the emails...

November 8, 2007
Total Views: 2483

Friday, November 2, 2007
Navy

NORAD – Tracking Missles, Planes, Santa and… Ships

We know that NORAD, the U.S. Air Force’s North American Aerospace Defense Command, tracks nuclear missile launches, enemy infringement of air space and even Santa Clause but did you know...

November 2, 2007
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Thursday, November 1, 2007
Video

QM2 Arrival – A View From The Sky

November 1, 2007
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Sunday, October 28, 2007
Uncategorized

Maritime News of the Week – gCaptain’s Top 10 Picks

  Here are gCaptain editor’s Top 10 upcoming picks of the week from gCaptain’s Maritime News Discoverer. Please Vote on the ones you like to have them published. WIGS come...

October 28, 2007
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Uncategorized

gCaptain invites you to Pownce

gCaptain friend and Head Designer over at Digg.com, Daniel Burka, bumped up our number of friend request for the social networking / messaging site Pownce.com. Invites will go to the...

October 28, 2007
Total Views: 5

Uncategorized

Ideas for a new ECDIS

Techcrunch brings us the Dash in-car GPS navigator; Map mashups may be one of the coolest things on the Web, but they would be even cooler in your car. Dash...

October 28, 2007
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Tuesday, October 23, 2007
Uncategorized

Names Survive Countless Years At Sea

Ships have been around for thousands of years but it’s interesting to note that most of the traditional names have survived. We know that not all our viewers at gCaptain.com...

October 23, 2007
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Ports

Google World Port Map

Do you think you can name this port? If so visit HERE to vote. This google map is brought to you by World Port Source which provides interactive satellite images,...

October 23, 2007
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Monday, October 22, 2007
Photo

The ms Hjördis, in ice and fog.

This amazing photo of the ms Hjördis comes to us via Fred Fry’s weekly must read; Maritime Monday.

October 22, 2007
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Friday, October 19, 2007
Engines

Crash Astern Test – Video

Here is some video of engine room operations during a crash astern test for sea trials. Nothing too exciting but you can find more sea trial test of the Hansa...

October 19, 2007
Total Views: 386

Saturday, October 13, 2007
Lifesaving Incidents

Pasha Bulker Incident Report – Nearly Unbelievable

Photo By suburbanbloke In a post unusually harsh for gCaptain standards I asked some tough questions about actions taken by the captain of the doomed ship, Pasha Bulker. Here’s a...

October 13, 2007
Total Views: 3254

MSC

hospital ship comfort returns from humanitarian voyage

Back in June we brought you the departure of one of our favorite ships, the USNS Comfort hospital ship. You can read that article including ship details HERE. Today PilotOnline...

October 13, 2007
Total Views: 0

Friday, October 12, 2007
Uncategorized

hawaii superferry – a ship captain’s perspective

A ferry at the center of much debate (including a record number of comments on this blog) has sailed into a storm that will likely sink her dream. The problem...

October 12, 2007
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Wednesday, October 3, 2007
Uncategorized

E.P.A. Petitioned to Limit Ship Emissions

Photo by Seth White The New York Times has the story on a California petition to limit ship emissions: The California attorney general and a coalition of environmental groups have...

October 3, 2007
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Monday, October 1, 2007
Interesting

ship graveyards – ghost ships at rest

Today Fred Fry linked to an interesting post containing photos, video and the stories behind some of the world’s largest iron graveyards. One of the more interesting entries is of...

October 1, 2007
Total Views: 13

Saturday, September 29, 2007
Uncategorized

kite powered ships

We are always on the lookout for “green” stories so were pleased when a friend forwarded a link to Skysails, a German based company looking to augment tradition ship propulsion...

September 29, 2007
Total Views: 42

Saturday, September 1, 2007
Ship Design

Floating Nuclear Power Plants – Russia

The Wall Street Journal brings us video on Russia’s newest idea, floating nuclear power plants. Thanks to Sea-Fever for the link.

September 1, 2007
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Monday, August 27, 2007
Uncategorized

gCaptain Blogroll – Big Ships

I wanted to take some time and thank some of our partner sites; Maritime Experts from around the web. I also wanted to take the time to explain each one...

August 27, 2007
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Monday, August 20, 2007

Ebba Maersk – World Largest Sistership

“Ship of the Week” brings us the fifth in the Maersk E-Class Container Ships and Sister Ship to the Emma Maersk: The Ebba Maersk (IMO: 9321524, Port of Registry: Copenhagen,...

August 20, 2007
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